9TH Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Held

Publish Date : 21/02/2022

Roing, Feb 18: The 9th Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting of KVK Balek, Lower Dibang Valley was held today at the office conference hall. The programme was attended by District Fishery Development Officer Nabam Tania, progressive farmer Jatan Pulu, developmental department officers, progressive farmers and farm women of active SHGs of the district.

Dr. Deepanjali Deori, Senior Scientist and Head (KVK Balek) highlighted the significant achievements of KVK for the year 2021-2022. The technical session included Power Point presentation of Progress report for the year 2021-22 and Action Plan for 2022-23 by Subject Matter Specialist from Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Protection, Home Science, Animal Science and Fishery Science. An interaction programme was also held among the participants.

Nabam Tania appealed to the KVK to recommend successful technologies to the line department for better lab to land implementation of schemes for the benefits of the farmers of the district.

ADO Toktil Modi suggested that successful technologies should be conveyed to the line department for better dispersion of new technologies at the farmer level.

Jatan Pulu, an innovative and progressive farmer of the district shared his experiences on organic farming. He also shared his innovative ideas of the benefits of vermicompost mixture developed by him.

Oimang Lego, Member of the Ledum SHG of Jia village appreciated the KVK’s work for dispersion of new technologies to the group. She shared that during the year 2021-2022, their SHG could generate huge revenues through kitchen gardening and vermicomposting. Appreciating KVK for promoting value addition in different crops, she requested for better accessibility of seeds and other inputs.

Omem Modi, member of Nyamne SHG, Balek appreciated the KVK in establishment of vermicomposting, Nutritional Gardening and introduction of Mushroom production technology. Both the enterprises have helped in upliftment and empowerment of women in the village, she stated.